"I think the overall stories we should hitch our values on are what you mention in point 3: what Bruggeman calls credo and kerygma: the Exodus and the Gospel--which upon reflection are two sides of the same story. God's redemption and…"
"I don't disagree with your overall point.
The danger is taking a narrative out of context and making it mean something it was not intended to convey. While I am a huge fan of narrative (and tying our own stories to the overall story of the…"
"I found this very valuable. It certainly is a method for helping to identify and solidify what our core values really are. And, in the future when studying Scripture I'll be thinking more clearly about what core values may be…"